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Junction Box for PTZ Cameras Installation Guide

Junction Box for PTZ Cameras Installation Guide, Your customizable commercial-grade solution for your PTZ camera—the new Junction Box. With its versatile design, it offers unmatched weather, dust, and vandalism protection, clutter-free cables, and effortless access and maintenance.

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What’s Included:

 Junction Box
 5 mm Allen Key
 Silicone Plug
 Machine Screws (8×)
 Washers (16×)
 Expansion Bolts (4×)
 Cable Glands (3×)
 Cable Ties (5×)

Junction Box for PTZ Cameras Installation Guide.

Installation:

Warning: Install in an area that can support 3× total weight of the camera and junction box.

1.Use the Allen key to loosen the screws and open the junction box.

loosening screws

2.Remove the screws with the Allen key to detach the back bracket.

detatching the bracket

3.Optional Customization: Install a converter, air circuit breaker, standard socket, surge protectors, and a power adapter.

customizing parts

Note: The products mentioned and shown above are not included.

4.Optional Customization: Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove any unused trays inside the junction box.

removing irrelevant trays

5.Drill holes in the wall and install the back bracket with expansion bolts.

installing the back bracket

6.Lower the junction box onto the back bracket.

attaching the junction

7.Tighten the screws using the Allen key.

tightening screws

8.Remove the silicone plug and open it along the slit.

opening the plug

9.Insert the cable into the plug and reinstall the plug into the junction box.

installing the plug and cable

10.Use the appropriate screws and washers to attach the PTZ camera to the front of the junction box.

iunstalling the ptz camera

11.Weatherproof the Wiring: Connect the necessary cables, pass them and the camera cables through the bottom holes, and secure them with cable glands.

connecting the cable glands

12.Close the junction box and tighten all four screws.

securing the junction

Junction Box for PTZ Cameras: Troubleshooting Guide

This article provides troubleshooting guidance for addressing issues for your AJLZ junction box for PTZ cameras.

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I cannot fit my camera’s cable through the front of the junction box

1.Remove the silicon plug, and open it at the slit.
2.Place the plug around your camera’s cable and insert the cable through the large hole in the front of the junction box.
3.Reinstall the silicon plug in the front of the box and push it into place.

opening the plug 1

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My PTZ Camera has external accessories

You can install external accessories inside the junction box in the metal trays.

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I want more room for cables in my junction box

You can make more room in the junction box by removing the metal trays inside with a Phillips head screwdriver.

removing trays

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I need to organize my cables

The included cable ties are for cable organization inside of the junction box. Manually coil your cables until the junction box outputs the desired length of wire, and then use the cable ties to keep the coil together.

Junction Box for PTZ Cameras: Frequently Asked Questions

This article answers frequently asked questions about your AJLZ junction box for PTZ cameras.

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Setup

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What tools do I need to install my junction box?

To install your junction box, you will only need a drill, however to customize your junction box with accessories you will need a Phillips head screwdriver.

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How do I fit my camera’s cable through the front of my junction box?

1.Remove the silicon plug, and open it at the slit.
2.Place the plug around your camera’s cable and insert the cable through the large hole in the front of the junction box.
3.Reinstall the silicon plug in the front of the box and push it into place.

opening the plug 2

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Where can I install the junction box?

The outdoor junction box can be installed at any location that can support 3× total weight of the outdoor junction box and the attached camera. However the following criteria are recommended for best performance:

Location Selection:

 Install the camera at a height that provides a broad and unobstructed view of the area you want to monitor. For most PTZ cameras, a height between 8 to 15 feet is ideal.
 Ensure the location and angle allows the camera to cover all necessary areas without any blind spots.
 Choose a location that is accessible for maintenance and adjustments but secure enough to prevent tampering.
 Ensure proximity to a power source if the camera is not PoE.

Mounting Surface:

 Determine whether the camera will be mounted on a wall or ceiling. Junction boxes are available for both types of mounts.
 Ensure the mounting surface is sturdy and capable of supporting the weight of the camera and junction box. Concrete, brick, or solid wood are ideal.

Other recommendations:

 Place the camera close to your Wi-Fi router as possible.
 Reduce the number of obstructive materials between the camera and the router or access point.

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What are the benefits of the junction box?

The outdoor junction box adds protection, and aids in wire organization for your device.

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How much weight can the junction box hold?

The outdoor junction box can carry up to 17.64 lb / 8.0 kg, which includes the weight of any of the compatible devices.

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How do I install my junction box?

Please refer to the Installation Guide for your junction box.

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How do I organize the cables inside the junction box?

The included cable ties are for cable organization inside of the junction box. Manually coil your cables until the junction box outputs the desired cable length, and then use the cable ties to keep the coil together.

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General

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What is a junction box

A junction box attatches to a device and secures its cables in a contained space. It allows for improved safety, organization, and look for a device and it’s cables. This PTZ camera junction box allows you to keep your PTZ camera’s cables, and applicable added accessories safe and secure from weather and tampering.

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How many cables can exit or enter my junction box?

Up to 5 cables can enter or exit the junction box and plu in externally. Up to 3 cables can be weatherproofed with a cable gland.

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What are the dimensions of the outdoor junction box?

The dimensions of the outdoor junction box are (W × D × H) 11.70 × 9.76 × 5.15” / 297.2 × 248.0 × 130.7 mm.

junction box dimensions

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Which cameras are compatible with this product?

Please see the Compatibility Chart to find compatible cameras.

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What is the size of the included Allen key?

The included Allen key is 5 mm.

 Outdoor Junction Box: Frequently Asked Questions

The following FAQ article answers common questions about the AJLD-1W Series – Outdoor Junction Box. Where applicable, the FAQ includes links to articles where you may find more information.

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How do I install my E851AD camera with this product?

The E851AD camera equips a cable that exits from the bottom edge of the device, while other models equip cables that exit from the middle of the bottom side. Because of this, extra care must be taken to attach the outdoor junction box to the E851AD camera. Please follow the following steps for proper installation of your camera and outdoor junction box.

1.Install the bottom half of junction box to your desired location.
2.Remove the dome camera cover from the E851AD camera using the provided Allen key from the camera package.

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Note: Do not remove the dome cover in humid or dusty environments and always wash your hands before handling your camera.

3.Carefully bend the E851AD camera cable to fit into the upper portion of the outdoor junction box. The outdoor junction box has been indented to allow for compatibilty with the E851AD camera. Feed the camera cable through the hole in the middle of the indentation.
4.Use the provided screws and Allen key from the junction box package, to attach the base of the E851AD camera to the outdoor junction box.
5.Use the provided Allen key and screws from the camera package, to re-attach the dome camera cover to the E851AD camera base.
6.Bring the top half of the outdoor junction box to the bottom half, and close it using the provided screws and Allen key from the junction box package.

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Enjoy using your new E851AD camera, with your new outdoor junction box.

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Where can I install the outdoor junction box?

The outdoor junction box can be installed at any location that can support the entire weight of the outdoor junction box and the attached camera (up to 7.8 lbs / 3.54 kg). However the following criteria are recommended for best performance:

 Place your camera in a wide, open space, and avoid placing it near any obstructions.
 Place your camera at the central point of the area you wish to monitor.
 Point your camera where there is the least amount of obstructions (i.e. tree branches).
 Install your camera in a location that is difficult for thieves and vandals to reach.
 Secure cabling so that it is not exposed or easily cut.

Other recommendations:

 Place the camera close to your Wi-Fi router as possible.
 Reduce the number of obstructive materials between the camera and the router or access point.

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What are the benefits of the outdoor junction box?

The outdoor junction box adds protection, and aids in wire organization for your device.

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How much weight can the outdoor junction box hold?

The outdoor junction box can carry up to 1.19 llbs / 0.54 kg, which includes the weight of any of the compatible devices.

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What are the dimensions of the outdoor junction box?

The dimensions of the outdoor junction box are (W × D × H) 5.27 × 5.25 × 2.05” / 134 × 133.5 × 52 mm.

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Which cameras are compatible with this product?

Please see the Compatibility Chart to find compatible cameras.

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